Abortion facility leaves one woman hemorrhaging for hours, overdoses another with drugs

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Operation Rescue recently reported that a 30-year-old woman was left bleeding profusely at a Chicago-area abortion facility for five hours before staffers finally called 911.

Per the 911 call, the woman, who was pregnant with her ninth child, was undergoing an abortion at American Women’s Medical Center in Des Plaines, Illinois in October of 2022. “She completed the surgery but she kept hemorrhaging, so we’re gonna send to the hospital,” the caller said. When asked if the woman had any medical issues, the caller informed the dispatcher that it was the woman’s ninth pregnancy; the caller did not disclose if those pregnancies resulted in live births or abortions.

The phone call took place at approximately 3:00 p.m., but when asked, the caller said the abortion took place at 10:00 in the morning. To make matters worse, according to the computer-aided dispatch transcript, the first ambulance sent to take the woman to the hospital experienced mechanical failure. Another ambulance then had to be sent in its place.


The same abortion facility sent another woman to the hospital several months after this incident, when the patient overdosed on fentanyl and midazolam. While the abortionist responsible for the hemorrhaging patient is not known, Dr. Cheryl Chastine was the abortionist who called 911 during the overdose. In that instance, the woman actually stopped breathing in the middle of the 911 call and had to be given rescue breaths before being resuscitated with Narcan.

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Chastine is most well known as having trained under late-term abortionist George Tiller, who was murdered in 2009. This particular abortion facility commits abortions through 19 weeks gestation, long after a preborn child is known to be able to feel pain.

“The odds seemed to have been stacked against this woman,” Operation Rescue President Troy Newman said in a statement. “First, the abortionist delayed calling 911 for emergency medical assistance for six long hours as this woman lay there hemorrhaging – a condition that could be life-threatening. Then, the ambulance stalled on the way. We pray she survived the events of that terrible day.”

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